Skins (series 1)
|Skins Series 1|
DVD cover art for the first series of
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of episodes||9|
|Original run||25 January 2007 – 22 March 2007|
|Home video release|
|Region 1||13 January 2009|
|Region 2||24 September 2007|
Skins is a British teen drama created by father-and-son television writers Bryan Elsley and Jamie Brittain for Company Pictures. The first series began airing on E4 on 25 January 2007 and ended on 22 March 2007. This series follows the lives of sixth form students Tony Stonem, Michelle Richardson, Sid Jenkins, Cassie Ainsworth, Chris Miles, Jal Fazer, Maxxie Oliver and Anwar Kharral.
- Nicholas Hoult as Tony Stonem (9 episodes)
- Joseph Dempsie as Chris Miles (9 episodes)
- Mike Bailey as Sid Jenkins (9 episodes)
- April Pearson as Michelle Richardson (9 episodes)
- Larissa Wilson as Jal Fazer (9 episodes)
- Dev Patel as Anwar Kharral (9 episodes)
- Hannah Murray as Cassie Ainsworth (8 episodes)
- Mitch Hewer as Maxxie Oliver (8 episodes)
- Kaya Scodelario as Effy Stonem (4 episodes)
List of episodes
|Title||Featured character(s)||Directed by||Written by||UK viewers
|Original air date|
|1||1||"Tony"||Tony Stonem||Paul Gay||Bryan Elsley||1.54||25 January 2007|
Tony makes plans for Sid to lose his virginity at Abigail's party. However, Sid ends up buying 3 ounces of drugs instead of 1,which they must somehow pay back. At the party, Sid gets chatting to Cassie, but she soon overdoses on sleeping pills. She recovers on the way to the hospital, but the gang manage to crash Abigail's dad's car into the harbour.Note: First appearances of Tony, Chris, Sid, Cassie, Michelle, Jal, Anwar, Maxxie, Abigail and Effy.
|2||2||"Cassie"||Cassie Ainsworth||Paul Gay||Bryan Elsley||0.977||1 February 2007|
Cassie's family and friends are too wrapped up in their own worlds to notice that she's not eating. But there is someone who cares.Note: First appearance of Kenneth. Abigail and Effy are absent from this episode.
|3||3||"Jal"||Jal Fazer||Adam Smith||Bryan Elsley||0.91||8 February 2007|
Jal tries to find time to rehearse for Young Musician of the Year, but is constantly interrupted. Meanwhile, Sid's got his own problems.Note: Kenneth is absent from this episode.
|4||4||"Chris"||Chris Miles||Adam Smith||Jack Thorne||0.709||15 February 2007|
Happy-go-lucky party animal Chris wakes up to a hangover, and a note from his mum saying she's gone away and left him £1000. Chris chooses to spend the money on nothing else but a huge party!Absent: Abigail, Effy and Kenneth are absent from this episode
|5||5||"Sid"||Sid Jenkins||Minkie Spiro||Jamie Brittain||0.889||22 February 2007|
Sid is in trouble. Deep trouble. His coursework hasn't made the grade, he's as sexually frustrated as ever, and he can't get his best friend's girl, Michelle, out of his head.Note: Effy and Kenneth are absent from this episode
|6||6||"Maxxie and Anwar"||Maxxie Oliver and Anwar Kharral||Chris Clough||Simon Amstell & Ben Schiffer||0.808||1 March 2007|
Maxxie and Anwar's friendship is tested when they go on a school trip to Russia. However, things start to go very wrong for the groupNote: Cassie, Abigail and Effy are absent from this episode.
|7||7||"Michelle"||Michelle Richardson||Minkie Spiro||Bryan Elsley||0.799||8 March 2007|
|Time's up for Tony; Michelle's had enough. When a shining knight appears on the horizon with the promise of a happy ending, she jumps right in, but Tony's not about to let her go that easily.|
|8||8||"Effy"||Effy Stonem||Adam Smith||Jack Thorne||0.756||15 March 2007|
Has nobody noticed that Tony's little sister Effy never utters a word and sneaks out of the house at night? Tony has. Tony doesn't care about anybody or anything, except his little sister.Note: Maxxie, Abigail and Kenneth are absent from this episode.
|9||9||"Everyone"||Everyone||Adam Smith||Bryan Elsley||0.797||22 March 2007|
It's Anwar's birthday, but no one's in the mood to celebrate. Scores need to be settled. And settled they are, with some unexpected yet dangerously wonderful consequences.Note: Abigail is absent from this episode.
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- "Skins - Series 1 Episode 2". Channel 4. Retrieved 2012-07-03.
- "Skins - Series 1 Episode 3". Channel 4. Retrieved 2012-07-03.
- "Skins - Series 1 Episode 4". Channel 4. Retrieved 2012-07-03.
- "Skins - Series 1 Episode 5". Channel 4. Retrieved 2012-07-03.
- "Skins - Series 1 Episode 6". Channel 4. Retrieved 2012-07-03.
- "Skins - Series 1 Episode 7". Channel 4. Retrieved 2012-07-03.
- "Skins - Series 1 Episode 8". Channel 4. Retrieved 2012-07-03.
- "Skins - Series 1 Episode 9". Channel 4. Retrieved 2012-07-03.
- List of Skins episodes at channel4.com
- List of Skins episodes at the Internet Movie Database
- List of Skins episodes at TV.com